The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is expanding capacity to meet demand for future phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is one part of the SHA’s overall strategy to contain, delay and mitigate COVID-19.
As of March 24, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has six new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 72 confirmed cases.
The Government of Saskatchewan has launched a Business Response Team to support businesses in the province dealing with the economic challenges resulting from COVID-19.
As of March 23, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has 14 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 66 reported cases.
The Government of Saskatchewan today clarified that in the case of any discrepancy between an emergency order issued by the province and one issued by a municipal government, the province will review to ensure consistency of COVID-19 standards and restrictions across Saskatchewan. This will be done in order to minimize confusion among Saskatchewan residents and will ensure that in cases of conflicting information, provincial orders will supersede orders of municipalities.
As of March 22, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has eight new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 52 reported cases.
The Roy Romanow Provincial Laboratory (RRPL) now has the ability to do confirmatory testing for COVID-19. As a result, all of the new cases reported today have already been confirmed and we will no longer be reporting on presumptive cases.
Expanded Public Health Order For Mandatory Self-Isolation, Gatherings
Today, Premier Scott Moe announced a significant financial support plan for Saskatchewan employers and employees hit by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Government of Saskatchewan is re-purposing child care facilities in schools to provide child care services to support staff in health care and other employees who are delivering services related to the pandemic response, beginning Monday, March 23.